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Research Project Implementation II - GENC5018

Year - 2018

This unit is a continuation of coursework and supervised research contributing to completion of your unique genetic counselling related research project initiated at the beginning of the course and to be concluded in the final semester. The unit involves independent research including writing of a conference abstract, poster and regular meetings with a supervisor/ advisory team. It is anticipated this semester will account for the majority of data collection according to the University of Sydney HREC approved protocol.

Classes
1 x 1.5hrworkshop on abstract writing, 1 x 3hr tposter workshop, supervised research project, self-directed learning and independent research

Assessment
Draft abstract (20%), Poster (50%), supervisor and project management report (30%).

Textbooks
Ian MacFarlane, Patricia McCarthy Veach and Bonnie Leroy. Oxford University Press. Genetic Counseling Research: A Practical Guide (2014) Oxford University Press; Peat, Jennifer; Elliott, Elizabeth; Baur, Louise; Keena, Victoria Scientific Writing: Easy When You Know How. London, BMJ Books, 2002.

Assumed knowledge
Knowledge and skills gained in GENC5017

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

05 Mar 2018

Department/School: Genetic Medicine
Study Mode: Supervision
Census Date: 31 Mar 2018
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 3.0
EFTSL: 0.063
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Jane Fleming, Research Coordinator and Clinical Lecturer, Sydney Medical School
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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